- Mix uranium from Russian nuclear weapons with Norwegian rock

The USA uses uranium from Russian nuclear weapons as fuel in its civilian nuclear power plants. If the weapon-grade uranium is mixed with the Norwegian element thorium, the waste becomes 95 per cent less radioactive.

NORWEGIAN ROCK: The Norwegian element thorium can become an important resource in the use of uranium for nuclear weapons in nuclear power plants. Photo: Colourbox  

Read the article in the research magazine Apollon

Published Feb. 12, 2013 8:49 AM - Last modified Oct. 26, 2018 1:47 PM